How to make Easy Plum Jam

Plums make the most beautiful jewel-like jam and it’s really simple to make. You only need plums, sugar, lemon juice and water. Spread it on your bread and butter, toast, scones, pancakes or a spoonful on top of rice pudding is also delicious.

How to make Fig and Lime Jam

Fig and Lime Jam recipe is easy to make and works brilliantly as a sweet jam on your breakfast toast and. in my opinion, it’s even better with cheese and

 Valentine Cranberry Orange Scones

The recipe for Valentine Cranberry Orange Scones was inspired by watching Ina Garten (The Barefoot Contessa) make Cranberry and Orange Scones for her husband Jeffrey.  As they are a well

How to make Blackcurrant Jam

This year has been particularly good for blackcurrants in my garden. We had a warm dry spell in early summer when the flowers were pollinated and ‘set’.   Since then

A Feast of Blackberries – The Great British Blackberry Recipe Round Up

Let me introduce A FEAST OF BLACKBERRIES – THE GREAT BRITISH BLACKBERRY RECIPE ROUND UP!  A huge thank you to all the lovely cooks, bakers and bloggers who joined The

White Currant Jelly-Jam

Homemade White Currant Jelly Jam  One of my work colleagues brought some bags of white currants into work for us to help ourselves to.  Well, it would be rude not

We’re Jammin’ – Slow Cooker Challenge Round Up, Aug 2014

The theme for the August Slow Cooker Challenge was ‘Preserves’ and my regular entrants didn’t disappoint.  Sarah from ‘Tales from the Garden Shed’ brought a ray of French sunshine, and

Slow Cooker Challenge August – Preserves

August is a month of plenty and a time when traditionally we preserve the fruits and vegetables from our gardens and markets by making jams, jellies, curds, chutney and relish

Berrytastic Strawberry and Blueberry Cake

‘Tis the season for berries, and how I love them!  Strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blueberries, blackberries and currants too, it makes my mouth water just thinking about them. I tend to

Blackcurrant Jam Swirl Muffins

Blackcurrant Jam Swirl Muffins, all the sweet flavours of blackcurrant Jam in an easy to make muffin.  Sometimes only a sweet treat will do and if I don’t have any